Just nine miles from Jean Lesage International Airport, the boutique Hôtel 71 is set in the former National Bank of Canada’s first head office in Quebec, with a stunning 19th-century neo-classical façade, in the heart of the historic Old-Port district, where it blends state-of-the-art amenities with historic charm, and all within walking distance of all the must-see sites in Old Québec.
Reflecting the refined extetrior of this prestigious building, Hotel 71 offers 60 contemporary and attractive hotel rooms and suites featuring 14ft ceilings, modern designer furniture, a restful neutral colour scheme, original wood floors and sweeping views of the St. Lawrence River and Cap Diamant. All the rooms have a vast array of mod cons including free Wi-Fi, a desk with integrated jacks, two phones, a flatscreen HD TV, iPod Dock, clock radio, and air con. Home comforts include a mini fridge, Nespresso coffeemaker, ironing facilities, luxury bedding, and thoughtful extras such as umbrellas. Sumptuous stone-clad bathrooms offer glass rainfall/jetted showers, luxurious bath and body products, bathrobes and hairdryers. For the ultimate escape book the Penthouse with a 600 sq ft rooftop wraparound terrace with amazing views over Old Quebec and the Old Port. Children are welcome and babysitting services are available.
Keep up with your work out regime in the hotel’s fitness centre, or book a relaxing massage with the in-room spa service. For art lovers Hotel 71 partners with Vincent et Moi artist programme and provides gallery space for participating artists to exhibit their work for guests to enjoy – and to buy. For business travellers there are four corporate meeting rooms and a business centre. Step outside the hotel and you are In the heart of a World Heritage Site, and surrounded by boutiques, bistros, gourmet restaurants, art galleries, museums, historical sites, cycling paths (bikes are available from the hotel), the marina, the funicular, Québec City-Lévis ferry crossing… Quebec offers so much to see and do, the only problem you’ll have is fitting it all in.
Buffet breakfast is included in your room tariff, and served in the stylish Italian restaurant, Il Matto, which is also open for lunch and dinner. Featuring an open kitchen, it serves classic Italian fare such as spaghetti and meatballs, as well as local seafood, and boats a rather fine wine list.
71 Saint-Pierre StreetQuebec City , Quebec , Ca , G1